Booking Uganda Gorilla Tracking Permits
book Uganda gorilla tracking permits, for your tour/safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park –how you can buy the gorilla permit for your Uganda tour this year and next year
In Uganda gorilla tracking is done in either Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Each gorilla permit costs US$700 in Uganda throughout the year
On each particular day about 160 persons can visit Bwindi forest for gorilla tracking and only 8 persons are allowed to track each gorilla family.
Gorilla Permits for both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park can only be purchased from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA’s) headquarters in Kampala directly or through a local tour agent/Company like us
Booking Gorilla Permits directly through UWA
Book Uganda gorilla tracking permits (from out of Uganda) you first have to contact UWA’s reservation office by email inquiring about availability of the dates you intend to track the gorillas. Note that you need to consider a full day of travel from Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park after you have landed at Entebbe airport.
If the exact dates you want are unavailable, you can request UWA to let you know of the nearest dates. You then reply to them expressing your intent to book those permits, and requesting them to temporarily hold them as you make payment. At this time, they will advise you of their banking details, so that you can proceed to make an electronic transfer of the money. Please remember to immediately send a copy of the transaction voucher/ receipt by email or fax to UWA,The transfer should usually take not more than 3 working days and UWA will keep your tentative booking for at least 7 days as they await the transfer to go through. Please ensure that you instruct you bank to deduct the bank charges from you. Otherwise if the money sent is less, your permit may not be booked.
Booking Gorilla Permits through a Tour and Travel Agent
Book uganda gorilla tracking permits, Many intending gorilla trekkers have however found the above procedure tedious and have sought our quicker and less tedious ways of reserving their gorilla permits by working with local Uganda tour operator. The tour operators will usually charge a fee of $00-$100 per gorilla permit booked through them. Kisoro Tours Uganda Ltd will not charge you for buying gorilla permits if you are getting other tour services (like Car hire, transfers and tours) through us but if you only want us to help you acquire the gorilla permit alone, there is a maximum of $100 on each gorilla permit we book for you.
The procedure is almost similar as above, except as you know that the tour agencies tend to do things very fast the and most likely you will get you gorilla permit confirmation faster.
1.Contact us and let us know of the dates you wish to go on the gorilla tour in Uganda or Rwanda with the days you want to see the gorillas we will get your gorilla permits booked and Confirmed within one to two days
We will let you know if the days you want for your gorilla tour are available for gorilla tracking and tentatively book them for you.
We will send you Invoice with our bank details for you to send the money for gorilla permits.
It takes about 24 hours for us to receive the money from your bank and pay for your permits. We shall send you acknowledgement for the money and the official Uganda Wildlife Authority Receipt (by scan and email). Please ensure you to pay the bank charges when authorizing the transaction.
Kisoro Tours Uganda will not charge any fee for gorilla permits buying/booking if you are booking part of the tour with us
Send us your passport details to register your Uganda gorilla permits. Usually, we only need the Full names, passport number, and nationality.
We register your names and get the gorilla permits. We send you scanned copies of your gorilla permit.
However Uganda tour operators through their umbrella association (AUTO) almost buy up to 80% of the available tracking permits at up to 2 years out from the intended month of tracking. Each member may purchase up to 25 permits in any month. A deposit of 70% is payable on each permit booked with the balance needing to be paid 3 months (91 days) from the month of tracking by the first working day of the month Monday-Friday.
Booking Uganda gorilla tracking permits for individuals and non members of AUTO can purchase a maximum of 1 to 2 permits each in the month 4 months prior to the intended month of trekking when the booking opens on the first working Monday-Friday of the month. Permits not sold on the day the booking opens will be
sold on the following day with no limits put on the number of permits purchased by an individual or tour operator, contact for more information about Uganda gorilla safaris and gorilla permits booking for international travel agency and individuals.
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This safari starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda. You’ll be tracking the endangered mountain gorillas and the other endangered specie, the golden monkey, both sharing the same habitat, Volcanoes National Park. This is your quick chance to experience the African jungle.
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